New tram to connect city’s south-east

The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier for locals in Melbourne’s busy south-eastern suburbs to get between Caulfield and Rowville, with planning and design to begin on a new tram route to connect the precincts. The route would provide a fast, alternative transport option for thousands of Victorians …

Fishermans Bend in Southern Metro set to transform home-grown engineering

Melbourne’s Fishermans Bend is one of Australia’s largest urban renewal areas. Covering approximately 480 hectares, it is made up of five key precincts and is projected to support 80,000 residents and 80,000 jobs by 2050. To paraphrase former Labor prime minister Paul Keating, it’s a beautiful set of …

Victoria’s first vertical school unveiled in Southern Metro

Victoria’s first vertical government school opened its doors today, providing inner city families with a new state-of-the-art primary school, in another sign the Andrews Labor Government is building the Education State. Premier Daniel Andrews, Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Albert Park …

Major road changes for metro tunnel works

Road closures, lane reductions and major construction will begin next month as part of the biggest public transport project in Victoria’s history – the Metro Tunnel. Acting Minister for Public Transport Luke Donnellan announced extended lane reductions on St Kilda Road and the complete closure of …

New world-class university campus for Fishermans Bend

The Andrews Labor Government is helping to create a world-class university campus in the heart of Fishermans Bend – driving highly-skilled jobs of the future and new investment opportunities. Treasurer Tim Pallas, Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll, and Member for Albert Park Martin Foley …

Major school upgrade for Sandringham students

Students at Sandringham East Primary School will have a new competition-grade stadium and gymnasium next year thanks to a $7.8 million injection from the Andrews Labor Government. Stage one of the project will see a new stadium built, which will house a competition-grade gym, as well as music and art facilities, …

Getting it done: building the Victorian Heart Hospital

Australia’s first specialist stand-alone heart hospital will become a reality with the Andrews Labor Government investing an additional $320 million to build the Victorian Heart Hospital. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Health Jill Hennessy visited Monash University to announce the $543 million …

Walk with a survivor: Jewish Holocaust Centre

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting the development of a new virtual reality exhibition that tells the stories of survivors of the Holocaust. Premier Daniel Andrews announced a $30,000 contribution for Melbourne’s Jewish Holocaust Centre to develop the new exhibition during a visit to Yad Vashem in …

Names for 5 new Metro Tunnel stations revealed

The Andrews Labor Government has revealed the names of the five new stations that will transform Melbourne’s train network, following an extensive public submission process that attracted over 50,000 suggestions. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan visited the Metro Tunnel …